Once again we have gotten word from the crew onboard Saga, and yesterday they had rowed roughly 1600 nautical miles since Las Palmas.
At the time of receiving this update from the crew, it was dead calm – which is to say no wind at all. The ocean was like a mirror, which made communication by phone difficult, as the signal waves were bouncing off the reflective ocean surface which caused instability in the connection.
Re-structure of the rowing
– These days, one man is rowing, while the other is steering because of the side winds. This means that one man has been rowing the entire time, and the boat weighs 1.7 tonnes which is quite a lot. The next few days we are expecting better weather, at least regarding side winds, so hopefully our rate of progress will improve, says the crew onboard Saga.
Two days ago they caught a two and a half foot long Bream, which is a common fish where the crew is currently situated. From this bream they prepared two dishes which were delicious!
The crew is glad to hear that the water facilities are being constructed, but are also longing for more supporters to fund construction of additional water facilities.
We are currently in the process of building our second water well, in addition to being in talks with companies, in order to become part of a greater unit. We can all do our part, in order to help those, who are in dire need.
Read more about how you can help our cause here: https://rowforwater.org/product/donate-to-row-for-water-charity/